New Medical Facilities in Artsakh’s Martakert, Martuni Regions Inaugurated

Top: The Martuni Regional Hospital; Below: President Bako Sahakian and guests tour the hospital's facilities

MARTAKERT, MARTUNI, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic—Artsakh President Bako Sahakian on Saturday attended the opening ceremonies of a medical clinic in Martakert and a regional hospital in Martuni, reported the presidential press service.

Sahakian stressed that the medical institutions, equipped with state-of-the-arts facilities and I in line with current healthcare standards would substantially contribute to the development of healthcare system both in their regions and in the entire republic, adding that increasing the quality of medical services in the regions would remain a priority for the Artsakh government.

Top: Residents of Martakert gather for the opening of a new clinic; Below: President Sahakian tours the clinic

Sahakian expressed gratitude to the “Karabakh-Telecom” company for assisting in the realization of these projects.

Primate of the Artsakh diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan, prime-minister Ara Haroutyunyan and other officials partook in the events.

In September, 2013 a large hospital was also opened in Stepanaker, the capital of Artsakh.


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  1. said:

    I don’t see a ramp for wheelchairs. Hopefully it’s there somewhere. Armenia needs new building codes but first it needs to have the Armenians with Disabilities Act. I’m surprised that after 20+ years of USAID presence there they couldn’t lobby for a simple thing like that. Perhaps they have other priorities…